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Ex-members of iconic rock band The Kinks are coming to Barking

PUBLISHED: 11:19 05 May 2015 | UPDATED: 11:19 05 May 2015

Kast off Kinks performing live

Kast off Kinks performing live

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Their songs defined the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s and now some of the former members of The Kinks are back to play out some of their most popular classics.

From You Really Got Me to Dedicated Follower of Fashion, Sunny Afternoon, Lola and Waterloo Sunset, the group’s hits are manifold.

Now known as Kast Off Kinks, the group is made up of The Kinks’s original drummer, Mick Avory, John Dalton, formerly on bass/vocals and Ian Gibbons, formerly on keyboards/vocals, along with ex- Beach Boys member Dave Clarke and Noel Redding and Tim Rose.

The Kinks are still recognised as one of the most important and influential rock groups of the era since rising to fame in the ’60s, as part of the British invasion of the U.S.

With fans desperate for a return, the group couldn’t resist getting back together to play again and will performing at the Broadway Theatre in Barking on Saturday.

John said: “We wanted to give the fans something back so we got a band together of old Kinks to play at all their conventions, so we have now done that for 21 years and from there it has just kept getting bigger and bigger.”

“It’s the most I have enjoyed playing for a really long time and we have no album to sell, so we just play all the hits, which seems to be going well and when the crowd is enjoying it, we are enjoying ourselves.”

The Kast Off Kinks show at the Broadway will start on 7.30pm on Saturday. Tickets cost £18 to £20. For more information, call 020 8507 5607.


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